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Ambassador highlights human rights violations in Kashmir to Chairman OHRC

(2018-10-22) HE Ali Javed, Pakistan's Envoy to Oman held an hour-long discussion with HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Shuwain Al-Hosni, Chairman Oman Human Rights Commission (OHRC) at the latter's Office recently. The occasion provided both sides the opportunity to review bilateral as well as multilateral cooperation in UNHCR & OIC.

Chairman OHRC recalled His Majesty's vision of 'equal rights for all' and reiterated the commitment to serve and protect all residents, including vulnerable persons. Praising the contributions by Pakistani community across the Sultanate, he observed that one third Omanis originating from Pakistan bound the two nations together.

The Ambassador accorded a briefing on the soaring trajectory of bilateral cooperation. Recalling that Pakistan was host to world's longest & largest refugee population on earth for 40 years while maintaining leading contributions to United Nations Peace Keeping Operations globally, he reiterated Pakistan's commitment to UN Charter.

Citing United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights' report of May 2018, titled "Situation of Human Rights in Kashmir", the Ambassador presented a copy of the document to Sheikh Al Hosni drawing his attention to reported human rights violations committed by Indian establishment in Kashmir while reiterating Pakistan's unwavering diplomatic and moral support for the oppressed peoples in the world.

Pakistan and Oman cooperate on the questions of Palestine and Kashmir in the UN and OIC frameworks whereas both nations are proponents of political dialogue as means to development, sustainable peace and security in the region and elsewhere.


Pakistan Embassy - Muscat
October 22, 2018.